Updated 19 Jun 2017

Westinghouse

WRC913SB - Ducted

Snapshot: The Westinghouse WRC913SB is a canopy rangehood with front-panel controls. How well does it remove steam?

WRC913SB - Ducted
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$899

Price comparison

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Test results

Overall score
80
Performance
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Ease of use
?%
Noise
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Good points

  • Excellent steam removal in ducted mode.
  • Very easy to use.
  • Front-panel controls.
  • Lights give good visibility over the cooking area.

But

  • Slightly noisy.
  • Light globes are not particularly easy to replace.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Performance (60%)
Rates steam extraction from 2 and from 4 simmering saucepans on both high and low fan speeds.

Ease of use (30%)
Covers filter cleaning, controls and lighting over cooking area.

Noise (10%)
Measured 50cm from the front edge of the hood.

Running costs (100 hours) 50 hours on low and 50 hours on high setting. Assumes electricity costs of 26c/kWh.

Mode Mode tested. Most models have test results in both modes.

Prices from a December 2018 survey.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$899
Running costs (100 hours)
$5.30
Size
900mm
Mode
Ducted
Type
Canopy

Specifications

Noise levels - low (dBA)
48
Noise levels - high (dBA)
69
Dimensions (HxWxD) (cm)
10 x 90 x 50

Features

Location of controls
Front panel
Lights
2 x 4W LED
Fan speeds
3

More Info

Notes
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Availability
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